Girl Planting seeds

World at risk of Ebola 'plane plague' spreading on flights: 'Everyone's at risk'

Ebola was declared a global emergency after the first fatal case was reported in a city of one million inhabitants.  Citizens of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are living in fear after the deadly disease arrived on their doorstep.  Government officials have urged world leaders to send aid as they combat the crisis.  But she also gave a terrifying warning about how far the disease could spread.  She told us: "We are looking to stop this disease because we know what it can produce.  "But there is always the chance of someone getting on a plane."  Mortality rates for people contracting Ebola are 50%, making it one of the deadliest diseases in the world.  Read more...



close (X)